CMT announced its first lineup of artists scheduled to perform at the CMT Awards on June 5.

Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Maren Morris and Thomas Rhett are all set to perform. More performers will be announced in the coming days in what CMT is calling a “record-breaking number of performances.” Hosted by Little Big Town, the fan-voted award show will air live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on June 5 at 7 p.m. CT. Voting is now open at

Check out the nominations in the link below.

CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan & More to Perform


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